How do i change the fields assocciated with an issue type?

Hi, sorry, but new to using this and needed to create a new Issue type and assign new fields to it, they are currently assocciated to a different issue type, so i need to remove the fields from one Issue type and add those fields to a differen issue type. How can i do this? thanks for your help....

1 answer

1 accepted

Hi, thanks so much for getting back to me, i am new to basically i want to see what fields are associated to a specific issue type and then i want to associate them to a different issue type, can't see how i can do it from inside the field configuration....sorry for all the questions...

no problem jen. you're welcome.

you will need to go step by step though the Fields config (Administration > Issues > Fields)

unless you do not include some customfields at the moment just go directly to "Field Configurations"

you can start by copiing the Default Field Configuration. name it sth you like

edit this config to fit your needs

then go to Field Configuration Schemes and create one (by default there is none)

inside this scheme you can associate the issue types with your previously created or any existing Field Configuration

thanks so much, how can i see what fields are associated with a specific issue for example an Epic?

Or i want to dis-associate fields with a certain issue, any ideas? thanks again

if the setting in field confugiration schemes says

Default (Used for all unmapped issue types.)

you can tell that every issue type will use the fields.

if you need Epic (issue-type) to use some different fields you must associate it with a Field Config.

by default every type uses the same configuration. if you need something different you will have to set it up.

it's quite easy will get familiar with that soon (trust me)

also you can use the "where is my field?" admin helper from inside any issues "More Action" if you need to find out why a field is not shown...

thanks so much, got it :)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 29, 2018 in Jira

How to set up an incident workflow from the VP of Engineering at Sentry

Hey Atlassian community, I help lead engineering at Sentry, an open-source error-tracking and monitoring tool that integrates with Jira. We started using Jira Software Cloud internally last year, a...

1,102 views 0 8
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you